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Greyston Bakery: Combatting Poverty by Making a Profit

Author: Leipziger, Deborah
Product Type: Cases
Source: The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program
Publication Year: 2013

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Mike Brady entered the doors of the Greyston factory, the rich smell of chocolate filling the air around him. Brady has only recently become CEO of Greyston, New York’s first Benefit Corporation. His dilemma is how to promote growth to support the company’s social and environmental mission.

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Mitchell Kapor Seeks to Meld Business, Social Good

Author: Garling, Caleb
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Publication Year: 2013

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Mitch Kapor believes in William Gibson's observation, that the future is here, it's just not evenly distributed. With his wife Freada Kapor Klein, Kapor aims to close that gap. Kapor focuses on building entrepreneurial skills for social impact and funding businesses aimed at empowering low-income and minority people.

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Robert Sroufe

Donahue Graduate School of Business, Duquesne University

Author: The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program
Product Type: Featured Collections; Featured Users
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Publication Year: 2013

Robert Sroufe is the Murrin Chair of Global Competitiveness at Duquesne University. In his research, Professor Sroufe primarily aims to understand what drives sustainability performance and how firms can develop effective environmental management systems to enable the measurement and management of an integrated bottom line.

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Progressive Education Network (PEN): Creating Social Impact in Pakistan

Authors: Butt, Arif N.; Hemani, Shezeen
Product Type: Cases
Source: North American Case Research Association (NACRA)
Publication Year: 2012

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The case documents a board room scenario where the Directors of PEN, a not-for profit organization, have met to re-consider an important decision; either wait for the city government's approval regarding allotment of government schools or consider other options such as building own schools. This case can be used for teaching courses on Social Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management particularly from the Non-Profit Organizations' perspective.

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SMBA 541: Sustainability Project II

Professional Consulting Engagement

Authors: Sroufe, Robert; Ramos, Diane P.
Product Type: Syllabi
Source: Duquesne University
Publication Year: 2012

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Sustainability Project II advances students’ managerial skill sets for solving contemporary problems and managing financial, social, and environmental resources – efficiently and effectively.

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The Quest for Security: Protection Without Protectionism and the Challenge of Global Governance

Authors: Stiglitz, Joseph E.; Kaldor, Mary
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Columbia University Press
Publication Year: 2013

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The essays in this collection boldly confront the quest for security arising from the social, economic, environmental, and political crises and transformations of our century...

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Barbara Meyer: Bert and Mary Meyer Foundation

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2010

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Meyer developed her passion for working with farmworkers while, as a member of the League of Women Voters, she was actively involved in the League’s study on farmworkers. Through this work, she recognized the differences between treating a social problem’s symptoms as opposed to addressing its root causes. This case explores Meyer’s role in the creation of the Southern Partners Fund, the values and beliefs behind SPF’s unique approach and the foundation’s achievements.

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Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation and the Meth Project

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2009

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In September 2005, the Meth Project launched an aggressive public education campaign led by saturation-level advertising across TV (40%), radio (21%), newspapers (13%), online media (11%), outdoor billboards (10%) and high-school newspapers (5%). Two years after the project was launched, teen meth use declined 45%, adult meth declined 72%...

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Brett Family Foundation

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2009

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Following an employer’s liquidity event, Linda Shoemaker and her husband, Steve Brett, unexpectedly came into significant financial resources. As a result, they founded the Brett Family Foundation, which Shoemaker ran as president. Based on her experience while working as an attorney and elected official, Shoemaker believed that the best way to create systemic change was through public policy...

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John and Marica Goldman Foundation

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2009

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John Goldman is a sixth generation San Franciscan and a descendant of Levi Strauss, the entrepreneur who started the apparel company that bore his name. For generations, philanthropy has been an important part of the Goldman family’s lives and for John and Marcia Goldman, this was no exception. John and Marcia Goldman wanted to continue the tradition of philanthropy and community service with their own children but also wanted to help other young people develop philanthropic values...

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